Boston Red Sox defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 6-4

A season is all about evolution, a player finding himself, and, when called for, management finding someone new.

Plenty of that was on display yesterday at Fenway Park on what was, beginning to end, an eventful, entertaining day in the Back Bay.

There was Matt Mantei going -- he's out a minimum of 3-4 weeks, and quite possibly the season, with ligament damage in his left ankle. There was Pawtucket lefthander Abe Alvarez coming -- to replace Mantei, though Alvarez's stay...